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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Trump Executive Order Calls for Plan to Reorganize Executive Branch

Trump President Trump has issued an Executive Order directing the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (Director) to propose a plan to reorganize governmental functions and eliminate unnecessary agencies (as defined in section 551(1) of title 5, United States Code), components of agencies, and agency programs. The Executive Order directs the head of each […] Read more →

by   |   March 13, 2017

SEC Order Prevents Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust

Uncategorized The SEC declined to approve a rule change submitted by Bats BZX Exchange designed to permit the listing and trading of the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust. The SEC said it did not... Read more →

by   |   March 10, 2017

Parties Request Judgment be Entered in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities Update:  You can see the proposed judgment here. The conflict minerals case was remanded to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia for further proceedings.... Read more →

by   |   March 10, 2017

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SEC Proposes to Require Use of Inline XBRL

Public Companies and Securities In 2009 the SEC adopted rules requiring operating companies to provide the information from the financial statements accompanying their registration statements and periodic and... Read more →

by   |   March 6, 2017

SEC Requires Hyperlinking of Exhibits

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted rules which will require public companies, or registrants, to include a hyperlink to each exhibit identified in an exhibit index, unless the exhibit is filed... Read more →

by   |   March 5, 2017

Recent Schedule 14N Filings

Public Companies and Securities GAMCO Asset Management Inc. made the news when it became the first to submit a Schedule 14N announcing a nominee for National Fuel Gas’ board of directors using a proxy access... Read more →

by   |   February 27, 2017

Trump Orders Agencies to Form Regulatory Reform Task Forces

Trump President Trump has issued an Executive Order which requires the head of each agency to designate an agency official as its Regulatory Reform Officer, or RRO. Each RRO will... Read more →

by   |   February 24, 2017

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SEC to Consider Requiring Inline XBRL Reporting and Comments on Disclosures in the Financial Services Industry

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a notice of a meeting to consider: Whether to propose amendments to rules and forms to require the use of the Inline XBRL format for the submission of operating... Read more →

by   |   February 23, 2017

SEC and North American Securities Administrators Association Sign Information-Sharing Agreement

Consumer Protection, Crowdfunding On February 17, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the North America Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) entered into an... Read more →

by   |   February 19, 2017